Friday August 24th @7pm
Saturday August 25th @3pm
MCA Chicago, 220 E Chicago Ave
Rika Lin (aka Fujima Yoshinojo) is a shin-nisei, a part of the postwar Japanese American diaspora, an interdisciplinary performing artist, a choreographer, and a grandmaster in Fujima-style Japanese classical dance, Nihon Buyoh. For her Lab project Asobi: Playing within Time, Yoshinojo trifles with the perception of time as an act of dancing. Searching for and testing the line connecting judgement to gender perception, Yoshinojo’s momentary, organic reaction reflects or responds using the traditional and creative musicians of the Reduction Ensemble, directed by Tatsu Aoki. Her choreography, which stems from traditional pedagogy, lulls viewers into believing what at first appears to be a traditional Japanese dance but is in fact a transgression, filled with subtle expressions of humor and protest.
The MCA presents SHareOUT!, a new mini-festival of performance works that have been develop in a year of research supported by Chicago Dancemakers Forum.
Group Rate: Groups of 10 or more can get discounted tickets for only $10/person.
Tickets: $15 (Full price) | $10 (members) | $8 (student)
Tickets are on sale now, tickets can be purchased online or by contacting MCA Box Office at (312) 397-4010.